United is leading the race fo sign the
"Of course he's a player that I admire," Rooney said in the Daily Mirror.
"He's a fantastic player. He's been amazing for Arsenal over many years. Last season was probably his best season of all. He scored a lot of goals.
"If he does come here he would be a great addition to the squad."
Asked if he and
"There's a lot of forwards here already with myself, [
"So there's a lot of forwards fighting for a place."
Manchester United is to part company with coaches Mike Phelan and Eric Steele.